If you want to feel comfortable as a sleeper, then for you December 20, 2000 in the automotive market, a new car company Honda. This midget car models Life. Most likely, the car will replace another model, called Today and released about a year.
Honda Life is a four-seater car. Trunk has small size, you can put a couple of bags. The length of the car is 3295 mm (almost like our Oka), width 1395 mm, height 1635 mm. Vehicle weight 770 kg. Has a transversely mounted 3-cylinder gasoline engine of 656 cubic meters. cm. As a result, engine power Life has be 64 liters. with. at 6000 r / min., and the maximum torque - 9.5 kg / m at 4000 r / min. And in the case of the first and the second position of the value of turnover was significantly lower than in the engine with atmospheric charging.
In this regard, despite the fact that the engine is equipped with a turbine, the content in the exhaust gases hydrogen chloride (HC) and oxides of nitrogen, it is 50% percent higher than required by the state standards, which were adopted in 2000. Available with an automatic transmission and manual transmission. Fuel consumption at an average speed of 60 km / h in just 3.7 l./100 km. Car sales in Japan have already begun. Marketing specialists believe that Japan will be able to sell about 8,000 cars a month. Retail price ranges from 900,000 to 1.1 million yen (from 7800 to 9600 dollars). And as for the export of these small cars to other countries, the issue has not been discussed.